Category Archives: Insect Management

Scout ALL Cotton for Corn Earworm

During the past week we have received a few reports of escaped corn earworm CEW) larvae in Bt cottons which exceed recommended thresholds.  Bt cottons … Continue reading

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Whitefly Alert

Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia.  Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small … Continue reading

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Aphid Fungus

We observed the aphid fungus, Neozygites fresenii, which causes aphid populations to crash on the Tifton Campus on June 26, 2017.  We have also received … Continue reading

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Insect Updates on Twitter

When noteworthy events happen in the field, I will be sending them out quickly via Twitter.  If you want to follow these quick updates, follow … Continue reading

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Thrips Infestation Predictor for Cotton: a new tool to aid in thrips management decisions

Thrips are the most consistent insect pest of cotton in Georgia and the southeast.  Near 100 percent of the cotton planted in Georgia will be … Continue reading

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2017 Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting & UGA Cotton Production Workshop (January 25, 2017)

Georgia Cotton Commission 10th Annual Meeting Jan. 25, 2017 The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce the guest speakers at the Commission’s 10th Annual Meeting … Continue reading

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Agent Training Slides (1-9-17)

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Improve Management of Bollworm Populations with New ‘Focus on Cotton’ Webcast

A new Focus on Cotton webcast titled “Changing Bt Technologies and Bollworm Management in Bt Cotton” (click titlle to go to webcast) helps cotton growers, … Continue reading

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Terminating Insecticide Applications in Cotton

The decision to terminate insect controls in cotton can be challenging in some fields but a few basic considerations will assist in that decision.  When … Continue reading

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2016 Georgia Cotton Production Guide

To download the guide, click link below. 2016 UGA Cotton Production Guide Produced by the UGA Cotton Team 

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